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The Memory Palace

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From award-winning public radio producer, Nate DiMeo, comes The Memory Palace. Short, surprising stories of the past, sometimes heartbreaking, sometimes hysterical, always super-great. For history buffs, fans of public radio shows like This American Life, Radio Lab, and whatnot, and for all admirers of things that are super-great. The Memory Palace is a proud member of Radiotopia, from PRX, a curated network of extraordinary, story-driven shows. Learn more at radiotopia.fm

From award-winning public radio producer, Nate DiMeo, comes The Memory Palace. Short, surprising stories of the past, sometimes heartbreaking, sometimes hysterical, always super-great. For history buffs, fans of public radio shows like This American Life, Radio Lab, and whatnot, and for all admirers of things that are super-great. The Memory Palace is a proud member of Radiotopia, from PRX, a curated network of extraordinary, story-driven shows. Learn more at radiotopia.fm
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Hollywood, CA

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From award-winning public radio producer, Nate DiMeo, comes The Memory Palace. Short, surprising stories of the past, sometimes heartbreaking, sometimes hysterical, always super-great. For history buffs, fans of public radio shows like This American Life, Radio Lab, and whatnot, and for all admirers of things that are super-great. The Memory Palace is a proud member of Radiotopia, from PRX, a curated network of extraordinary, story-driven shows. Learn more at radiotopia.fm

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English


Episodes

A White Horse, re-released on the second anniversary of the shooting at the Pulse Nightclub in Orlando.

6/12/2018
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This piece was originally released a few days after the shooting deaths of 49 people at the Pulse Nightclub in Orlando, Florida. It is re-released here on the second anniversary of the event. If you are so moved, please donate to any of these charities: Equality Florida. Human Rights Campaign. Everytown for Gun Safety. Trans Lifeline

Duration:00:09:50

No Summer (Episode 127)

6/4/2018
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The Memory Palace is a proud member of Radiotopia. Music Notes The Year Without a Summer: 1816 and the Volcano that Darkened the World and Changed historythis video

Duration:00:11:51

Episode 126 (The 8th Story)

5/17/2018
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Duration:00:09:56

Episode 25: Snakes!

4/25/2018
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Duration:00:12:54

Episode 124 (Junk Room)

4/5/2018
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The Memory Palace is a proud member of Radiotopia, from PRX. Music

Duration:00:13:10

A quick update and a bonus episode

3/27/2018
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A quick update and a brief little bonus episode.

Duration:00:07:13

Episode 123: Outliers

3/12/2018
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The Memory Palace is a proud member of Radiotopia, from PRX, a curated network of extraordinary, story-driven shows. Music Valentine My Funny Notes an extraordinary article

Duration:00:07:00

Big Block of Cheese - Bonus episode

2/22/2018
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The Memory Palace is a proud member of Radiotopia, from PRX, a curated network of extraordinary, story-driven shows. This special episode was originally made for a live episode of The West Wing Weekly. To hear a live version of this story (and the rest of a particularly delightful TWWW episode), visit thewestwingweekly.com. Music MoonbowWipe the Slate CleanAwkward Ride Justine and Sami

Duration:00:08:45

Episode 122 (Hercules)

2/12/2018
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Duration:00:11:08

Episode 121 (The Nickel Candy Bar)

1/27/2018
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The Memory Palace is a proud member of Radiotopia, from PRX, a curated network of extraordinary, story-driven shows. Music Notes here.this Oxford Companion to American Food & Drink

Duration:00:12:28

The Prairie Chicken in Wisconsin: Highlights of a Study of Counts, Behavior, Turnover, Movement, and Habitat

1/13/2018
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Duration:00:12:47

Nate's Episode of the Year: If You Have to be a Floor

12/25/2017
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Show Notes Nate DiMeo is the Metropolitan Museum of Art's Artist in Residence for 2016/2017. He is producing ten pieces inspired by the collection and by the museum itself. This is the sixth episode of that residency. This residency is made possible by the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Chester Dale Fund. This episode is written and produced and stuff by Nate DiMeo with engineering assistance from Elizabeth Aubert. Its Executive Producer is Limor Tomer, General Manager Live Arts, The...

Duration:00:12:34

Episode 119 (John C. Calhoun from the Opposite Side of the Line that Divides the Living from the Dead)

12/15/2017
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Duration:00:09:44

Episode 116 (Hoover)

10/22/2017
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Duration:00:10:06

Sometimes the Rain Just Doesn't Stop

9/15/2017
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Duration:00:08:52

Episode 113 (Elmer McGurdy Rides Again and Again)

7/19/2017
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The Memory Palace is a proud member of Radiotopia, from PRX, a curated network of extraordinary, story-driven shows. SPOILERS AHEAD Music Masayoshi FujitaPiece 3Lala's ThemeChristineStark Reality Notes Modern Mummies: The Preservation of the Human Body in the 20th Century.The Career of Elmer McGurdy, Deceased

Duration:00:12:32

A White Horse, re-released on the first anniversary of the shooting at the Pulse Nightclub in Orlando.

6/12/2017
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This piece was originally released a few days after the shooting deaths of 49 people at the Pulse Nightclub in Orlando, Florida. It is re-released here on the first anniversary of the event. If you are so moved, please donate to any of these charities: Equality Florida. Human Rights Campaign. Everytown for Gun Safety. Trans Lifeline

Duration:00:11:10

Episode 111 (Cipher, or Greenhow Girls)

6/10/2017
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The Memory Palace is a proud member of Radiotopia, from PRX, a curated network of extraordinary, story-driven shows. This episode was produced as part out or "Doing Time" series, where each show across the network tackles the same theme. Go listen to the other contributions at Radiotopia.fm. Notes Wild Rose: The True Story of a Confederate Spy.Rebel Rose: Life of Rose O'Neale Greenhow, Confederate Spy, memoir Music score Don't Worry Debut El cascabel de plata Technology Longest Road...

Duration:00:23:37

If You Have to be a Floor (The Met Residency Episode 6)

6/9/2017
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Nate DiMeo is the Metropolitan Museum of Art's Artist in Residence for 2016/2017. He is producing ten pieces inspired by the collection and by the museum itself. This is the sixth episode of that residency. This residency is made possible by the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Chester Dale Fund. This episode is written and produced and stuff by Nate DiMeo with engineering assistance from Elizabeth Aubert. Its Executive Producer is Limor Tomer, General Manager Live Arts, The Metropolitan...

Duration:00:10:16

Episode 110 (Lost Camels)

5/27/2017
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The Memory Palace is a proud member of Radiotopia, from PRX, a curated network of extraordinary, story-driven shows. Music RylandWhere or When Salon SalloonSmall Memory Notes this articleAmerican Heritage.

Duration:00:13:36